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What does AP stand for?

AP stands for Action Potential

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Among specific topics are multiple mechanisms causing ventricular tachycardia, monophasic action potential recordings in atrial fibrillation and the role of repolarization alternans, mapping and catheter ablation of ventricular arrhythmias in ischemic and scar-related substrates, the role of cardiac computed tomography imaging to guide catheter ablation of arrhythmias in complex cardiac morphologies, and epicardial mapping of longstanding persistent atrial fibrillation.
Nerve cells communicate by sending electrical signals called action potentials down long fibers called axons, which are wrapped in an insulating substance called myelin.
In the RA group, electrophysiologically diagnosed neuropathy was detected in 20 (36%) patients: 3 (5%) had sensorimotor polyneuropathy, 7 (13%) had low sural sensory CV or absence of sensory action potentials (SAP), 2 (4%) had carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), 6 (11%) had low amplitude peroneal compound muscle action potentials, 1 (2%) had low amplitude peroneal compound muscle action potential and low ulnar sensory nerve conduction, and 1 (2%) had low sural and ulnar sensory nerve conduction.